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  • 616 Lavaca Street Austin, TX, 78701 United States (map)

Beginning Tuesday, January 23rd @ 6:30pm-8:30pm (class is 8 weeks)
COST: $225 (class size capped at 12)
Teacher: David Howe

Jump into the basics of TNM’s curriculum, get a good taste of how TNM produces shows and develops talent, and learn how to connect with your scene partners, friends, employees, and everyone else in your life in a thousand wonderful new ways. You’ll learn from TNM’s critically-acclaimed faculty for 8 weeks, culminating in a recital in front of a live, paying audience. You’ll also meet a million brilliant, nice people along the way. We hope you’re ok with that.

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Instructor Bio

David Howe is an actor, comedian, and filmmaker living in Austin, Texas.  He is a member of the sketch group Bad Example and hosts and performs in the show Good Fight every Wednesday at The New Movement Theater.  He has performed at Fun Fun Fun Fest, Dallas Comedy Festival, Hell Yes Fest, and the Del Close Marathons in New York City.

We begin new classes every few weeks. If this one is sold out or held at an inconvenient time, look for our next class session here.

Our improv and sketch class sessions consist of 8 weekly, 2 hour sessions, and a recital show performed in front of an audience.

New class sessions start all the time; at $225 each for improv, $250 each for sketch. Ideally, students continue in the same time slot from Level 1 onward, but if you need to switch to another time or need more info about our Level 2-Level 5 classes or internships, please contact TNM’s Conservatory Director (Nola –, ATX –

We also offer sketch writing classesteam building workshops for businesses and corporationsweek-long and weekend intensives, and kids and teen comedy classes (NOLA only).

Earlier Event: January 8
LEVEL 1 IMPROV W/ Nathan Ehrmann
Later Event: June 4
Training Camp Intensive - ATX